Classical Musicians’ Worst Nightmares!

Vol: 212 | 15 Nov 2018

Experience the adventures in interpretation,
meet Justin Doyle the serious talent,
and discover the extraordinary premiere
of Beethoven’s 4th piano concerto.

Justin Doyle
A Serious Talent
@ Verbier
Worst Nightmares
Embarrassing Moments
on Stage
When Western Choirs
Sing Indian Music
Lucerne Festival at the Piano
The prestigious Lucerne Festival had first begun in 1938 in the gardens facing Richard Wagner’s villa in Tribschen. Its first season had featured the legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini conducting an élite orchestra specially assembled for the occasion. Located in the picturesque and historic Old Town of Lucerne, the festival holds three signature events every year...
Date: November 17 to 25, 2018
Country: Switzerland
What's New
Super Couple
Giaochino Rossini & Isabella Colbran
Nightmare Premiere!
Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto
They probably first met in Bologna around 1815, and the union between Giaochino Rossini and Isabella Colbran was to become one of the most successful artistic alliances in the history of music. Rossini was a rising star when he was engaged by the impresario Domenico Barbaia...
Introducing new and unknown pieces of music to a wider public audience is always a special occasion. Ludwig van Beethoven scheduled such a concert full of premieres at the Theater an der Wien on 22 December 1808. Of course, Beethoven was clearly insane!
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Adventures in Interpretation Schumann-Liszt Widmung
I recently did an interesting exercise with all of my students (young people whose ages range from 14 to 18) in which we examined and played a short piece of contemporary piano music by British composer Paul Burnell called ‘Just Before Dawn’...
Marked by its technical bravura, Widmung (or Dedication in English) has remained one of the most popular encore pieces in piano recital, allowing pianists to display their virtuosity. However, Widmung is much more than a mere showpiece...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Suite in D Minor
IV. Romance

Symphony in C major

Moments Musicaux, Op. 94,
D. 780 - Moderato

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